Students can track their progress in the Student Services Online system. Your curriculum has been entered into the database and is updated as you complete courses. You may also visit the Student Services office for a personal review of your academic audit.
MSCF candidates must complete a minimum of 150 units of coursework that fulfill the graduation requirements specified for their entering class.
The following is the curriculum for Part-Time MSCF students entering in 2010. Students will graduate in May, 2013 and are considered the Class of 2013.
Required courses must be taken in the mini-semesters specified, no exceptions. Students may not drop required courses. Students must re-take required courses they fail.
Curriculum is subject to change.
Click on a course title to read the course description and prerequisites.
First Year '10 - '11
|Mini||Course #||Course Title||Units|
|Mini 1||46-901||Financial Computing I||6|
|Mini 2||46-941||Multi-Period Asset Pricing||6|
|Mini 3||46-926||Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for Financial Data||6|
|46-902||Financial Computing II|
|Mini 4||46-929||Financial Time Series Analysis||6|
|46-903||Financial Computing III||6|
Second Year '11 - '12
|Mini 1||45-986||Macroeconomics for Comp Finance||6|
|Mini 2||46-956||Fixed Income||6|
|46-980||MSCF Deutsche Trading Competition||0|
|Mini 3||45-987||Financial Products and Markets||6|
|46-944||Stochastic Calculus for Finance I||6|
|Mini 4||46-932||Simulation Methods for Option Pricing||6|
|46-945||Stochastic Calculus for Finance II||6|
Third Year '12 - '13
|Mini 1||45-988||Financial Optimization||6|
|45-886||Studies in Financial Engineering||6|
|Mini 2||46-915||Advanced Derivative Modeling*||6|
|45-887||Financial Economics for Computational Finance*||6|
|46-955||Topics in Risk Management*||6|
|Mini 3||45-985||Credit Derivatives||6|
|46-904||Financial Computing IV||6|
|Mini 4||46-950||Numerical Methods||6|
|45-789||Presentations for Computational Finance||6|
* choose two of three
Refer to the MSCF Student Handbook for more detailed information.